I have confirmed that the two are indeed the same user and have gone ahead and merged
suzanne. I found yet another unregistered account as
sstNorwalk and have merged that too.
Oct 20 moderator merges users id = 1648 into id = 1641 by yoda
Oct 20 moderator merges users id = 1694 into id = 1641 by yoda
You can verify that all the answers are present under
The icon or the gravatar is handled by gravatar.com, and is associated with her email. The
suzanne account had a typo in the email entered (two characters were flipped), which is why the system pulled the default gravatar for that account (the orange one). I've now fixed the typo and the account now has the gravatar that was associated with
For future reference, there is really no way for a user to merge their multiple accounts by themselves. There are three ways to get two accounts merged:
- ask a support question on meta like you did and a moderator will merge the accounts after verification.
- raise a moderator flag on one of your posts (or any post, if you have the rep) and explain in your message and link to the other account and a moderator will handle it.
- go to the help page (just add
/help to any SE site's URL) and click on "Merge user profiles" under Account Management. This sends an email to the SE community team (different from the previous two), who will then respond to your request.